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    Portrait of Sir Issac Newton (1642-1727) Canvas

    39-17-02/ 1

    Paysage allégorique - Allegorical landscape. Wood, 36cm x 25cm. R.F. 1345 (verso of 39-19-10/15)


    The Wilton Diptych, detail, right verso: the white hart (stag), emblem of King Richard II (1367-1400). The hart rests in a meadow wearing a crown-shaped necklace attached by a golden chain. See also 40-01-01/46,68. Egg tempera on oak,74 x 53 cm.Around 1395-99. NG 4451


    The barber-surgeon. Oil on wood (1638) 42 x 56 cm


    Alexandre et le medecin Philippe - Alexander the Great and the physician Philip, 1647 Oil on canvas,tondo, 99,5 cm across. NG 6576


    Burial chamber of "Man of Menton" from the caves of Balzi Rossi. Bones and soil around the skelleton showed an intense red color, caused by powder of ochre the corpse was sprinkled with. The skull was adorned with marine shells. Upper Palaeolithic


    The Mediterranean Sea and North Africa from a world map by Juan de la Cosa. Juan de la Cosa (1460-1510, Spanish cartographer, conquistador and explorer) took part in seven voyages to the New World. Detail of 03-08-03/7.

    03-08-03/ 9

    Two wooden heads (1st BCE), ex-voto, from the Gallo-Roman cult place at the source of the Seine River, St. Germain sur Seine, France.


    A child, dedicated to Eshmun, god of healing. Marble figure


    Russia officially became a Christian nation with the conversion of Vladimir, Prince of Kiev, in 988. An orthodox mass in Byzantium, witnessed by Vladimir's envoys; the envoys report to the Prince. From the Radziwill Chronicle, page 59 v., 612 miniatures, 15th

    15-02-02/ 6

    Prince Rurik Rostislavich takes an oath on a cross held by a bishop; he receives permission to leave Kiev for Ovruch (1202); victory of Roman Mstislavich over the Coumans. He brings prisoners in covered wagons Page 237 v.,Radziwill Chronicle, 612 miniatures, 15th


    Spanish nobles lead a riderless horse with Emperor Karl V's motto "Plus Ultra",in the funerary procession for Karl V held in Brussels in 1558. (The Emperor died in San Yuste and was buried in the Escorial, Spain) Book printed by Plantin-Moretus in Brussels.


    Quipu or khipu - A system of knotted cords used by the Incas and its predecessor societies in the Andean region to store massive amounts of information important to their culture and civilization. Inca culture; Peru; 15th-16th century CE.


    Sir Isaac Newton's study in Trinity College,Cambridge. his desk and chair;manuscripts,Napiers' Bones, a prism and other instruments.


    Tower of Pisa, the high platform and two stone balls of approximately the same size as those used by Galilei for his experiments on the free fall. In the background the Cathedral of Pisa.


    Louis Pasteur in his laboratory. The great French chemist and microbiologist discovered and developed various vaccines, among them that against rabies. 1885. Oil on canvas, 1,54 x 1,26 cm DO 1986-16


    Gilded bronze weather vane (detail). Viking ship from Tingelsted, Norway; 12th century See also 30-01-10/58


    Detail of gilded bronze weather vane. Viking ship from Heggen near Buskerud, Norway; 12th century


    Globe by Willem Jansz Blaeu, Amsterdam, after 1621. Detail: Indian Ocean


    Zodiac,from the portolan of Admiral Coligny. Italian manuscript, MS.700/1602,fol.4 verso and 5 recto.


    Heinrich Schliemann (1822–1890) was a German classical archaeologist, an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the works of Homer, and an important excavator of Mycenaean sites, such as Troy, Mycenae and Tiryns. Photography from the 1891 publication of "Schliemann's Excarvations".


    Pilgrimage of epileptic women to the church of Molenbeek, then outside Brussels, on St. John's day 1564. "They danced and jumped and were healed" says the text.


    Le docteur Georges Viau dans son cabinet dentaire, soignant Annette Roussel. Dr. Viau (1855-1939) was both dentist and art collector. Oil on canvas (1914) 107.5 x 138 cm R.F. 1977-396


    Rotgelbe Wolke - Red and yellow cloud, from the series of "unpainted paintings" done secretly between 1938 and 1945 when the Nazis forbade Nolde to paint. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH MUST BE OBTAINED FROM THE EMIL NOLDE STIFTUNG,SEEBUELL,GERMANY.


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